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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By midair
I have not read of a flash drive causing a...

I have not read of a flash drive causing a problem but there have been discussions in threads about batteries being drained when having a mp3 player connected. The player's battery can apparently...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,332
Posted By midair
Try rubbing a little paraffin wax on the seat...

Try rubbing a little paraffin wax on the seat where the buckle rubs. It may do wonders and shouldn't hurt the leather.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By midair
The study also doe not explain how all birds...

The study also doe not explain how all birds independent of type can precisely calculate, while in mid-flight, the required speed and angle of attack to maximize coverage with minimum volume of a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By midair
Is BMW paint special?

By special, I mean magical. Why does it attract bird poop and plenty of it within hours after a wash and detailing?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,022
Posted By midair
No navigation ; no voice prompts.

No navigation ; no voice prompts.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,022
Posted By midair
Nav is required.. at least that's the case on an...

Nav is required.. at least that's the case on an '08.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,040
Posted By midair
Just a wild hunch... Reformat the 2G drive that...

Just a wild hunch... Reformat the 2G drive that is not recognized.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,816
Posted By midair
The instructions are on a different forum. ...

The instructions are on a different forum. Register there and login to see the photos.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,294
Posted By midair
Thanks for tip!! Wonder if it works as well on...

Thanks for tip!! Wonder if it works as well on a bathtub? Ha...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By midair
Has anyone received the written notification?

Has anyone received the written notification?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,521
Posted By midair
Does the unit give an audible alarm as you...

Does the unit give an audible alarm as you approach an object in the red zone? I assume no but saw this on a new Ford Explorer. Nice feature.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-29-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 136,183
Posted By midair
The 9v water detector is the way to go. Search...

The 9v water detector is the way to go. Search eBay. I found them for about $10
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,132
Posted By midair
A USB flash drive is a good alternative. What I...

A USB flash drive is a good alternative. What I don't understand is why the USB port is powered on at all times and not switched with the ignition..?? This warrants disconnecting powered devices...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By midair
I thought I'd ask here before starting a new...

I thought I'd ask here before starting a new thread... I'm planning to have our '08 528i windows tinted. The installer is concerned about getting water on the electronics when doing the rear...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By midair
My guess is the battery although you would expect...

My guess is the battery although you would expect a jump would be required rather than self healing.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,361
Posted By midair
Attached.

Attached.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By midair
I found the following that makes the it perfectly...

I found the following that makes the it perfectly clear: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNS2OIqm6uM

I hope this helps others...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By midair
This is slightly off topic but how do you replace...

This is slightly off topic but how do you replace the side marker lamp? I'm sure it's simple but the instructions in the owner's manual are unclear. "Press the back against the front edge. Turn...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,267
Posted By midair
One (http://www.tintcenter.com/laws) of many...

One (http://www.tintcenter.com/laws) of many sites that lists each state's tinting laws.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,937
Posted By midair
Takes no time if the wife is in the car since...

Takes no time if the wife is in the car since she's full of hot air!!! (I am now praying she does not read this forum....)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By midair
Ditto here with an '08 528i. It seems that the...

Ditto here with an '08 528i. It seems that the mirror does not return exactly to the same position after being in reverse with the tilt down. Over time and multiple 'tilt downs', it's ends up...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,857
Posted By midair
I recently with through the tug of war with BWM...

I recently with through the tug of war with BWM to have my battery replaced under warranty. One of the symptoms of a bad battery as noted above and confirmed by the SA is the clock resetting to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,078
Posted By midair
The new battery is part number 61 21 7 594 976...

The new battery is part number 61 21 7 594 976 per the Service Invoice. A Google search indicates this is an AGM type not Gel as mentioned by the SA noted above. The specs for this battery found...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,078
Posted By midair
Well... guess what? Just received a call from...

Well... guess what? Just received a call from the SA. A new battery is being installed under warranty. He said a newer type that is more like a deep cycle marine battery is being installed to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,078
Posted By midair
Sorry for the late promised update. As others...

Sorry for the late promised update. As others posted/suspected the first trip to the dealership showed nothing abnormal in terms of the charging system, etc. It was noted that 'frequent wake-ups...
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